Library and Archives
The Natural History Museum
The collections are divided between three libraries. Geological and mineralogical maps are located in the Earth Sciences Library. Vegetation maps are in the Botany Library. The General Library contains topographical maps.
Topographical and geological maps world-wide, with some vegetation, mineral and soil maps. Mostly 20th century, but some 19th century. Includes a collection of early geological maps.
Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD (Nearest underground station: South Kensington)
020 7942 5460 (Enquiry desk)
Tuesday to Thursday 1000-1600
Free. Reference only. By appointment only, eight working days' notice is required. Please identify items from the online collection search and email request. Two forms of formal ID required. Visit website for full membership details.
Self service copier for suitable material, USB book scanner and photography (no flash) is permitted.